Essays about: "life cycle assessment analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the words life cycle assessment analysis.

  1. 1. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study on Life Cycle Assessment-based Tool for the Early Stage of Building Design

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nazila Ravan; [2019]
    Keywords : Architects; architectural design; buildings; carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tool;

    Abstract : The responsibility of the building sector to diminish the harmful environmental impacts, locally and globally, has been extensively considered. Thus, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in building and construction practices has been widely implemented. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Environmental Impact of an Automotive Plastic Component : A lifecycle approach of a deco panel scenario analysis of two different plastics

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Paula Ackerstierna; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; car; instrument panel;

    Abstract : The transport sector is a major end-user of energy. As consumers are becoming aware and conscious of their environmental footprint making the enviromental footprint of automobile components one of the requirements in new product design development. The purpose of the study is to identify environmental impacts of a plastic panel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability in hospitality : A case study of hotel Galomar

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Lovisa Paula Clevehorn; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: environment; hospitality; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tourism.; Nyckelord: besöksnäringen; hållbarhet; livscykelanalys; miljö; turism.;

    Abstract : Newly refurbished Galomar opened in the summer of 2018 and is awarded the first self-sufficient hotel in Madeira Island out of renewable energy sources. The hotel management is highly engaged in sustainability and therefore wants to ensure that they are doing everything achievable to be as sustainable as possible. READ MORE